MSc in Sweden

Top Masters of Science in Health in Sweden 2018

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A Master of Science is a graduate degree that can be obtained by students who have first completed a bachelor’s program in a similar field. An MSc typically takes about two years of full-time study to earn.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

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MSc in Medical Sciences

Lund University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Sweden Lund

This Master's programme is interprofessional and aims at developing and preparing you for advanced work and leadership within health care practice and research, as well as for quality development within the public and private practice. [+]

Programme overview

The Master’s programme in Medical Sciences gives students with a background in audiology, midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, radiography, or speech and language therapy the possibility to achieve a Master of Medical Sciences degree.

The programme starts with the compulsory course Scientific Research Design. The programme is interprofessional and aims at developing and preparing you for advanced work and leadership within health care practice and research, as well as for quality development within the public and private practice.

The programme is organised as a framework, with a few compulsory courses and a number of electives. All courses include both classroom and online elements. The amount of classroom-based sessions varies from course to course ranging from a couple of sessions to weekly meetings. During your studies, you will acquire the knowledge and skills required to work in a global healthcare and research context, through student-centred teaching and learning activities in a research-intensive academic environment. All teachers are also active researchers.... [-]


MSc in Organic Synthesis / Medicinal Chemistry

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

This programme provides knowledge on the design, synthesis and evaluation of low-weight organic substances. It also covers protein chemistry and biomolecular design, preparing you for a career in the pharmaceutical industry. [+]

This programme provides knowledge on the design, synthesis and evaluation of low-weight organic substances. It also covers protein chemistry and biomolecular design, preparing you for a career in the pharmaceutical industry.

Biologically active substances with low molecular weight represent the core of life-science research. Knowledge of molecular structures and their properties are crucial to our understanding of vast scientific areas, from pharmaceutically active compounds in designer drugs to organic electronics and their incorporation into diagnostic tools such as biosensors. Our research facilities are well equipped with all the necessary analytical and diagnostic tools found in industrial research facilities, which will advance your practical capabilities.... [-]


Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics (MSc)

Stockholm University, Department of Computer and System Sciences (DSV)
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Stockholm

The programme is aimed at students who are interested in Information Technology and want to apply this to the medicine or healthcare fields. It is given jointly between Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University and you will get a joint degree from both universities. [+]

Joint Master's Programme in Health Informatics

The programme is aimed at students who are interested in Information Technology and want to apply this to the medicine or healthcare fields. It is given jointly between Karolinska Institutet and Stockholm University and you will get a joint degree from both universities.

Health informatics deals with learning how to improve modern healthcare through efficient management of knowledge and health information. You will learn methods to make healthcare safer, more efficient and of higher quality through computer-based information and knowledge management.

Students with a technical background start by taking courses in basic medical science and healthcare organisation and management at Karolinska Institutet while students with a background in healthcare take courses in basic computer and systems sciences at Stockholm University. After this, both groups join to focus on health informatics. In the second year, students profile their education by taking elective courses and complete a degree project.... [-]


MSc in Medical Sciences, Public Health

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Lund

This Master's programme’s focus is cross-disciplinary with a consistent global perspective and provides you with evidence-based knowledge, and the skills and tools necessary for conducting research, policy-making and fieldwork. [+]

Programme overview

A person’s right to the highest attainable standard of health has no geographical or social boundaries. However, poverty and lack of democratic governance impede many people’s access to this right. In order to abolish health inequalities, global partnerships and the effective spread of knowledge are essential. We must, therefore, educate future public health experts who have a broad, interdisciplinary perspective and the will to participate in this global effort.

The programme’s focus is therefore cross-disciplinary with a consistent global perspective and provides students with the evidence-based knowledge, and the skills and tools necessary for conducting research, policy-making and fieldwork.... [-]


MSc in Medical Sciences, Biomedicine

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Lund

The main objective of this Master's programme in Biomedicine is to provide you with leading competence in biomedical research so that you are well-prepared for independent work in medical research and development. [+]

Programme overview

Our goal is to give students leading competence in biomedical research so that they are well prepared for independent work in medical research and development. The programme leads to a Master of Medical Science, with a major in Biomedicine. Teaching takes place in a research environment at the Biomedical Research Centre in Lund.

Programme modules/courses

The first semester is devoted to advanced studies, including state-of-the-art experimental laboratory work using methodologies that are highly relevant for biomedical research areas. Applied Biostatistics are embedded within the semester’s courses. During the second and third semesters, you can individually adapt your studies depending on your areas of interest. Examples of electives are Tumour Biology, Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, Microbial Pathogenesis, and Metabolic Diseases.... [-]


MSc in Experimental and Medical Biosciences

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

The Experimental and Medical Biosciences master’s programme prepares students for a scientific career within the broad field of the life sciences, with particular emphasis on understanding cellular and molecular mechanisms related to health and disease. [+]

The Experimental and Medical Biosciences master’s programme prepares students for a scientific career within the broad field of the life sciences, with particular emphasis on understanding cellular and molecular mechanisms related to health and disease.

The programme has been designed to provide students with frontline knowledge in biomedicine and related subjects. It unites theoretical knowledge with practical skills, as is most clearly seen in the individual experimental projects.

The master’s programme in Medical Biosciences at LiU received the highest rating in the Swedish Higher Education Authority’s assessment of Sweden’s biomedicine programmes, with five of the evaluated learning outcomes being appraised as Very High Quality and the sixth as High Quality - – the best result of all international biomedicine master’s programmes in Sweden.... [-]


MSc in Biomedical Engineering

Linköping University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Sweden Linköping

This programme combines fundamental concepts and knowledge in engineering, biology, and medicine to develop innovative technologies, materials, processes, and systems, with the aim of improving healthcare. [+]

This programme combines fundamental concepts and knowledge in engineering, biology, and medicine to develop innovative technologies, materials, processes, and systems, with the aim of improving healthcare.

You will expand your skills and knowledge in engineering, mathematics, physics, multidimensional signal generation and analysis, and you will combine medical informatics with biomedical modeling applied to human anatomy.

The intersection of natural science, medicine, and technology is a dynamic place. Driven by demands for equitable and efficient healthcare and ever-improving quality of life, technological development benefits humanity and helps create a sustainable future. With a history of pioneering interdisciplinary research and education, Linköping University provides premier opportunities for developing a fundamental and functional understanding of biomedical engineering. Based on solid mathematical and physical foundations, useful medical knowledge, and a vivid engineering spirit, we set out to develop technology that improves health and healthcare – and makes a difference.... [-]